Smart Cities

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A Smart City puts residents at the center

Technology is changing cities as we know them. From sensors that track pedestrians and control street lights, to the ways local governments deliver …

The cost of living in the smart cities of tomorrow

Your alarm clock sounds from its place on your nightstand. A familiar voice bids you hello, describes the current weather and your daily schedule. It …

How the digital economy shapes American cities

From home- and ride-sharing apps to TV and movie streaming subscriptions to social media platforms – Internet companies have transformed our lives.<p>Today the internet sector contributes approximately $1 trillion, or 6 percent of GDP, to the national economy, as well as 3 million jobs and 231,000 …

Innovation

What Will Facebook Terragraph, 5G, and Being a “Smart City” Mean for San José Residents?

Silicon Valley’s philosophy to “move fast and break things” may not be readily apparent upon landing on the Smart Cities Vision page for San José, …

Smart Cities

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To engage Miami residents in creating new approaches to address pressing urban issues—including affordable housing, transportation and sea level …

Blockchain will be key to security for 'smart cities' of the future

The future is fast approaching in the form of smart cities. But at the same time, a global horde of hackers are close behind, ready to exploit the …

Did you know which are the top 3 smart cities in the world?

A city is characterized as smart city “when investments in human and social capital and traditional (transport) and modern (ICT) communication …

Nokia Unveils Blockchain-based IoT Service For Smart Cities Ahead of Mobile World Congress

This year’s Mobile World Congress will see Nokia unveil its new service for IoT sensing service for smart cities which will be based on blockchain …

From Disruption to Dystopia: Silicon Valley Envisions the City of the Future

The unaffordable Bay Area, Google’s new neighborhood ‘built from the internet up,’ and China’s police state each offer glimpses of what the tech …

Investments in Technologies Enabling Smart Cities Initiatives Is Forecast to Reach $80 Billion in 2018, According to a New IDC Spending Guide

FRAMINGHAM, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Worldwide spending on the technologies that enable Smart Cities initiatives is forecast to reach $80 billion in …

How universities' smart campuses resemble mini smart cities

From IoT devices, to CIOs and autonomous vehicles, smart campuses act as testbeds for innovation — much like smart cities.

Higher Education

Q&A: How the Colorado Smart Cities Alliance is pushing its members to 'advance faster together'

Last September, Colorado broke new ground with the launch of the Colorado Smart Cities Alliance, the first of its kind in the United States.<p>The …

Smart cities must begin with citizens, not from above: Industry

Calling for a bottom-up approach and not a top-down policy as of now, industry leaders have called for more and more engagement with citizens while …

Smart Cities

Stop Saying 'Smart Cities'

Digital stardust won’t magically make future cities more affordable or resilient.<p>The term “smart city” is interesting yet not important, because nobody defines it. “Smart” is a snazzy political label used by a modern alliance of leftist urbanites and tech industrialists. To deem yourself “smart” is …

ASEAN foreign ministers express support for building ASEAN Smart Cities Network - Xinhua

Delegates attend the ASEAN (Association of Southeast Asian Nations) Foreign Ministers' Retreat, in Singapore, on Feb 6, 2018. ASEAN foreign ministers …

From smart buildings to smart cities - Installation

The cities of the future will be smarter, faster-changing and more adaptable. That was one of the messages from yesterday’s Smart Building Conference …

Advances in IoT Driving Adoption of Smart Cities

HomeOpinion<p>Cities around the world are using innovative IoT solutions to decrease costs across services providedCities around the world are using …

Advances in IoT Driving Adoption of Smart Cities

<b>By Kameshwar Rao Sorda</b>, Solutions Director, Huawei Enterprise Southern Africa<p>Communities around the world are turning to innovative information …

ASEAN foreign ministers discuss smart cities at Singapore retreat

Southeast Asian foreign ministers opened informal talks Tuesday in Singapore to discuss plans to build a network of smart cities across the region …

ASEAN foreign ministers discuss smart cities at retreat

next<p>prev<p>Southeast Asian foreign ministers opened informal talks Tuesday in Singapore to discuss plans to build a network of smart cities across the region and bolster cooperation to fight terrorism and transnational crime.<p>It marks the ministers' first meeting this year under Singapore's …

Asia

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Trump: 'Nothing has changed on North Korea that we know of'<p>A missed flight leads to charges for one passenger<p>Dashcam video captures tornado touching …

European Union

Vancouver and Surrey join forces for Smart Cities Challenge

<b>THE</b> cities of Vancouver and Surrey are partnering together to submit a joint application for the Infrastructure Canada Smart Cities Challenge, a …

NEC targets smart cities for biometric growth

Tech firm NEC has said it plans to secure growth by capitalizing on NEC's biometric authentication, security and network services, as well as its …

Whitehorse Daily Star: Smart Cities Challenge could bring millions to city

Photo by Whitehorse Star<p>Councillors Samson Hartland<p>The territory, city and Yukonstruct Makerspace Society will soon be working together on a project …

District looks for partners to compete in national smart cities challenge

The district of Squamish is seeking one of four awards from Infrastructure Canada that will reward municipalities with millions to solve local …

“Ten Commandments” for smart cities include five transport-related

<b>A new paper defining what is needed to create the “liveable city of the future” has listed its “ten commandments”, of which five relate to transport</b> …

20 leaders from five cities tour Greenville, SC for examples of smart growth

This article was originally published on November 20, 2017 by the Upstate Business Journal. Photo by Will Crooks.Smart Growth America and the Knight …

Urban Design

“3 Big Ideas to Achieve Sustainable Cities and Communities” - "Smart Cities" Nuzzel Newsletter by San Jose Community on Mon, Feb 5 2018